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What Personality Type Are You? The MBTI  ("Myers Briggs Type Indicator") - PART I of V

What Personality Type Are You? The MBTI ("Myers Briggs Type Indicator") - PART I of V


By: krishna  •  History & Sociology  •  299 Comments  •  7 hours ago

There are various differing theories of personality-- and personality types. One that I...
China's Mid-Autumn Festival

China's Mid-Autumn Festival


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  1 Comments  •  one week ago

Mid-Autumn Festival The Moon Festival, also called the Mid-Autumn Festival or Mid-Autumn Day, is   second in importance   only to the Spring Festival. It falls on the   15th day of the...
Lessons of first WTC bombing (1993)

Lessons of first WTC bombing (1993)


Via: krishna  •  History & Sociology  •  6 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

[I was motivated to seed this article from the past when I saw this recent this seed of this current (8/31/2019) news story: " Robert F. Kennedy Assassin Sirhan Sirhan Stabbed In Prison"]....
The Strike That Shook America

The Strike That Shook America


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  21 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

This coming Monday the U.S. will be celebrating Labor Day. The origins of Labor Day are not a picnic and BBQ, but brutal fighting for the rights of workers. This is one of the strikes that...
Aboriginal Talking Sticks - Native Custom

Aboriginal Talking Sticks - Native Custom


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  11 Comments  •  one month ago

Aboriginal Talking Sticks - Native Custom Traditional Talking Stick The Talking Stick is a tool used in many Native American Traditions when a council is called. It allows all...
Returning the Military After WW2

Returning the Military After WW2


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  5 Comments  •  one month ago

Returning the Military After WW2 These are the most incredible pictures of the returning military from World War 2. This is proof of history you'll probably never see in children's school...
Early Native American Guitarist that Rocked, Rock

Early Native American Guitarist that Rocked, Rock


By: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  35 Comments  •  2 months ago

In 1958 a young guitarist named Link Wray, A Shawnee Indian from rural North Carolina rocked the world with his song ''Rumble''. Rumble was banned because it was said it would create gang...
Politicians Don’t Actually Care What Voters Want

Politicians Don’t Actually Care What Voters Want


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  14 Comments  •  2 months ago

We like to think that politicians care about what their constituents want. If voters in a legislative district have certain views about, say, the legality of abortion, we assume that their...
Remembering Oka: Canadian forces vs. Mohawks over a golf course and a burial ground

Remembering Oka: Canadian forces vs. Mohawks over a golf course and a burial ground


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  25 Comments  •  2 months ago

The Oka crisis was a militarized dispute between the Mohawk people of Kahnawake and the Canadian government over a planned golf course that was to be built over a Mohawk burial ground...
Pan Am Stewardesses Recall Last Flight Out Of Vietnam, 40 Years After Fall Of Saigon

Pan Am Stewardesses Recall Last Flight Out Of Vietnam, 40 Years After Fall Of Saigon


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  18 Comments  •  2 months ago

Pan Am, the iconic airline that served American for decades and covered the world with their flights.  The Pan Am Clipper is iconic in aviation history.  This is the story of thre most...
The Debate On The Founding Fathers

The Debate On The Founding Fathers


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  20 Comments  •  2 months ago

excerpted from Encyclopedia Britannica .....Within the broader world of popular opinion in the United States, the Founding Fathers are often accorded near mythical status as demigods...
MBTI (Myers-Briggs) Part II: What Personality Type Are You?  NT users'  results revealed! (& some other fascinating stuff)

MBTI (Myers-Briggs) Part II: What Personality Type Are You? NT users' results revealed! (& some other fascinating stuff)


By: krishna  •  History & Sociology  •  63 Comments  •  3 months ago

[Scroll down to see what type various people on NT are....] If you missed it, Part I is HERE. Part III :  MBTI Myers-Briggs Personality Test - Part III: The "Secret" of each...
When white supremacists overthrew a government

When white supremacists overthrew a government


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  1 Comments  •  3 months ago

What Truck Drivers Think About Autonomous Trucking

What Truck Drivers Think About Autonomous Trucking


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  13 Comments  •  3 months ago

So this week , I've been visiting (and sleeping, eating and showering in) truck stops in Nevada, Utah and Idaho, to hear what truck drivers themselves have to say about the future of their...
When We Kill

When We Kill


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  32 Comments  •  3 months ago

“I hereby sentence you to death.” The words of Judge Clifford B. Shepard filled the courtroom in Jacksonville, Fla., on Oct. 27, 1976. Shepard was sentencing Clifford Williams Jr., whom a...
Has Tokyo reached ‘peak city’?

Has Tokyo reached ‘peak city’?


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  1 Comments  •  3 months ago

Easyturn/Getty Tokyo is often described as crowded, mushrooming, figuratively bursting at the seams. Except, in many ways, it’s not. Unlike many megacities, the world’s largest...
In the future, will the English language be full of accented characters?

In the future, will the English language be full of accented characters?


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  3 Comments  •  3 months ago

We've included accents in some words for a long time; after all, we like to steal words from languages such as French, Italian, and German. But they're not an official part of the English...
Who Can Adopt a Native American Child? A Texas Couple vs. 573 Tribes

Who Can Adopt a Native American Child? A Texas Couple vs. 573 Tribes


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  3 Comments  •  3 months ago

The 3-year-old boy who could upend a 40-year-old law aimed at protecting Native American children barreled into the suburban living room, merrily defying his parents’ prediction that he...
Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Took Charge

Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Took Charge


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  7 Comments  •  4 months ago

There were setbacks at Utah, as on every beach. Of the 360 United States bombers sent just before the land ings to bomb the German beach defenses at Utah, 67 did not release their bombs:...
Who’s Afraid of Arabic Numerals?

Who’s Afraid of Arabic Numerals?


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  1 Comments  •  4 months ago

Should Americans, as part of their school curriculum, learn Arabic numerals? CivicScience , a Pittsburgh-based research firm, put that question to some 3,200 Americans recently in a...
In western France, a village remembers D-Day's 'secret massacre'

In western France, a village remembers D-Day's 'secret massacre'


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  4 Comments  •  4 months ago

After four years under German occupation , 12-year-old Marthe Rigault, awoken by the roar of aircraft overhead, watched as her parents warmed the foreign soldier with a flask of coffee. By...
Single Mothers Are Surging Into the Work Force

Single Mothers Are Surging Into the Work Force


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  1 Comments  •  4 months ago

Single mothers in the United States can face many barriers to employment, like finding affordable child care and predictable work schedules. For many, a sick child or a flat tire can mean a...
Seriously, Meryl Streep? 'Toxic masculinity' doesn't hurt men – it kills them

Seriously, Meryl Streep? 'Toxic masculinity' doesn't hurt men – it kills them


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  5 Comments  •  4 months ago

#NotAllMen, says Meryl Streep Meryl Streep isn’t a big fan of the phrase “toxic masculinity”, apparently. During a recent panel discussion about the new season of Big Little Lies the cast...
Memorial Day - In Flanders Fields

Memorial Day - In Flanders Fields


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  41 Comments  •  4 months ago

Memorial Day is for those American servicemen and women that died in battle.  The Red Poppy and the poem Flanders Fields are know though out north America and much of the world.  This is the...
Decrypting the Alt-Right: How to Recognize a Fascist

Decrypting the Alt-Right: How to Recognize a Fascist


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  1 Comments  •  4 months ago

required for all website administrators About once a week, the inestimable Fred Clark posts " Smart people saying smart things ", a short collection of worthwhile reading. This week...
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